Matte lipsticks have always been a favourite of almost every women mainly due to the long lasting nature of these. Today I have made a compilation of 7 best affordable matte lipsticks available in India that are high on quality and won’t make a hole in your pocket.
1. Colorbar Velvet Matte Lipstick – These lipsticks were launched quite some years back and have been a hit since then. The lipstick is available is available in 45 gorgeous shades- from nudes to bright in the face colours. This range has a colour for everyone. These lipsticks are true to their name as they are super matte and glide on your lips very easily without tugging. The biggest plus point of these lipsticks is that these are priced very decently at a selling price of just INR 300 (approx.). If you are on a budget and looking for a matte lipstick that is long lasting then these colorbar velvet matte lipsticks are perfect for you.
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2. Maybelline Color Show Creamy Matte Lipsticks- These ones are a recent launch by the brand. After launching the Maybelline color show lipstick the brand decided to launch the matte version of the lipstick. These come in 12 exciting shades. The texture of these lipsticks is creamy matte. Though the colours are limited but you still get a variety of pink, red, purple and nude shades to choose from. The lipstick stays on your lips for 4-5 hours and does not get transferred to cups, etc. these come with a price tag of INR 325(approx.) which very affordable.
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3. Maybelline Color Sensational Velvet Matte Lipstick- Another matte lipstick from the brand Maybelline but this one is a liquid lipstick which sets to a matte finish. The lipstick is available in 8 amazing shades to choose from. The lipstick has a creamy, velvety texture and is not at all drying. The lipstick stays on for 4-5 hours after which it starts to fade away. You get to choose from pinks, reds, orange and mauve colours. The lipstick retails for INR 475 approx., but you can these on discount from several online stores.
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4. Lakme 9 To 5 Matte Lipstick- Our very trusty brand, Lakme is also on the list with its 9 to 5 range of lipsticks. This range was launched in keeping in mind the working women who are continuously on the go and do not have the time to do touch-ups. These lipsticks are available in 30+ shades and are super matte. There is a large array of colours to choose from. The texture of the lipstick is creamy but settles to a matte finish. If you have chapped lips it would be better to apply some Vaseline or lip balm before applying it. These last on your lips for 3-4 hours after which you might need to reapply it. The lipstick retails for INR 400 approx.
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5. Maybelline Super Stay 14 Hour Lipstick- These long lasting matte lipsticks were launched almost 3-4 years ago. The lipstick comes with a hefty 14 hour stay claim which is not completely true. The lipstick stays on for good 7-8 hours on your lips which is anyways very good. The lipsticks are super-duper matte and the 12 shades available are very bright and fun. If your lips are chapped make sure to scrub off the dead skin from your lips and apply a thick layer of Vaseline or lip balm before applying this lipstick. These retail for INR 575 approx.
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6. Revlon Super Lustrous Matte Lipstick- You cannot give these a miss if you are looking for affordable matte lipsticks and as you know you can never go wrong with Revlon. These lipsticks come in a classy black packaging with a huge variety of colours to choose from. The texture of the lipsticks is somewhere in between creamy and matte. Even though the formula is matte but you don’t really need to wear a lip balm underneath this. It does not settle into lip lines but if your lips are chapped then do scrub them beforehand. These lippies last for 5-6 hours on the lips and can also survive drinks and meals. These lipsticks retail for INR 599 approx.
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7. Faces Ultime Pro Long Wear Matte Lipstick- These lipsticks come in a very sleek chic packaging. There is a total of 12 shades available in this range. These lipsticks are enriched with vitamin e and anti-ageing ingredients which help in keeping the lips soft and hydrated. The lasting power of the lipstick is also pretty amazing. The lipstick is waterproof and is highly pigmented. Just one swipe is enough for an opaque coverage. These lipsticks retail for INR 699 approx.